The Cologne elves (Heinzelmännchen) love going ice skating, which is why they built Germany’s finest open-air ice rink at Heumarkt.
Ice rink opening hours
21 November to 8 January – closed 24/25 December
Open daily from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., from 26 December from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Book online tickets
Easy online ticket booking with garanteed entrance to the ice rink
|Adults (Mon-Fri)||7,00 €|
|Adults (Sat, Sun & bank holidays)||8,50 €|
|Children (aged 5-12 years, children under 5 free)||5,50 €|
|Children’s Day (for children aged 5-12, every Monday)||4,00 €|
|Good Night Ticket (Sun-Thur after 8:30 p.m./ Fri & Sat after 9.00 p.m.)||5,00 €|
|Cologne Pass - Adults||6,50 €|
|Cologne Pass - Children||5,00 €|
|Family Ticket (2 adults / 2 children)||21,00 €|
|Mini group Ticket (1 adult / 2 children)||15,00 €|
|School Groups, per person, including skates*** (Teacher: free)||7,00 €|
*plus online booking fee // ** No double reduction. // ***School Class Tariff valid weekdays between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. with prior notification on 0221-955 645 46
|Loan of skates||Price|
Every Monday there is a special program for children on the ice rink with an ice skating school and discounted entry fees.
Whether it be a spectacular ice dance, live music, jugglers or artists, unique and extraordinary experiences are guaranteed at the ‘Heinzels Wintermärchen’ Christmas market.
Ice stock sport
If you are searching for a sociable winter sport and some thrill next to the ice, ice stock sport is exactly the right thing for you.More information
The Heinzelmännchen have only been able to create Germany’s most attractive ice rink with the support of strong partners. We therefore wish to express our sincere appreciation to:
The operators of Germany’s most attractive indoor skating rink are also looking after the ice at “Heinzels Wintermärchen” to ensure maximum skating enjoyment.
The waiters from the “Malt Mill” deliver fresh-brewed MühlenKölsch to “Heinzels Wintermärchen”
Allgäuer Büble Bier
In the Allgäuer Büble Alpe on Heumarkt, the beer-drinking traditions of the Allgäu are upheld with fresh Büble Beer.
PSD Bank West eG
Helpful as our brownies, the PSD Bank West supports their costumers living in Cologne and the surrounding area since 1872.
Radio Köln, the city’s No. 1 radio station, is accompanying “Heinzels Wintermärchen” as a media partner.